Found October 19, 2011 on Redskins Insider:
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Rex Grossman’s turnover-prone play, the way John Beck handled himself in a pressure-packed situation Sunday and the backup’s mobility all factored heavily in his decision to give Beck the starting quarterback job. Grossman threw four interceptions in three quarters against the Eagles Sunday, increasing his turnover total in eight games as Washington’s starter to 18. Beck entered the game in the fourth quarter and completed eight of 15 passes for 117 yards and rushed for a touchdown. Read full article >>

Hail! Prepares For The John Beck Era

With all of the intense media coverage of the Redskins quarterback change, it’s time for a light-hearted perspective. John Beck takes the field on Sunday for the first time in regular season action since his rookie season in 2007.  For the football heads and devout followers of the Redskins, he’s a familiar entity.  But when No. 12 takes the field on Sunday, it will be a new...

John Beck: “Definitely excited” to start

The Redskins hit the practice field Wednesday morning for a walk-through and for the first time since 2007, John Beck was slated to be their starter in a regular season game. “Definitely excited,” Beck said. “There’s been a lot of hard work that’s gone into this. You never know when your opportunity is going to come. You always got to stay ready. I’ve tried to do that...

John Beck and the Redskins quarterbacks

Redskins starting quarterbacks since 2000. The tradition grows. For more, see below. Read full article >>

Redskins to start QB Beck over Grossman (AP)

Most of the intriguing personal stuff about Washington Redskins quarterback John Beck was learned during those time-killing days of the NFL lockout. He's an Eagle scout. He spent two years as Mormon missionary in Portugal. He loves to hunt. Oh, he really loves to hunt. His eyes lit up last week when some wild turkeys wandered out of the woods next to Redskins Park while the team...

Beck Gets the Start for Redskins Against Panthers

John Beck has been named the starting QB for Sunday’s game against Carolina. Coach Mike Shanahan told his quarterbacks on Tuesday, but it wasn’t officially announced until Wednesday morning that John Beck will start Sunday on the road against the Carolina Panthers. Beck took over for Grossman in the fourth quarter for the Redskin’s after Grossman struggled while completing...

This Week in the NFC East

Current standings: Giants 4-2, Redskins 3-2, Cowboys 2-3, Eagles 2-4 Schedule: Sunday Oct 23: Redskins at Carolina 1pm; St.Louis at Cowboys 4:15pm Bye: Giants, Eagles Redskins News John Beck will start at QB this week, replacing Rex Grossman, who was yanked in Washington’s loss to Philadelphia last week. Grossman was pulled in the second half in favor of beck Beck, who came in...

Beck new starting QB for Redskins (AP)

John Beck is the new starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins. Coach Mike Shanahan informed his team Wednesday that Beck will get the nod for this week's game against the Carolina Panthers. Beck replaces Rex Grossman, who threw four interceptions and was benched after three quarters during Sunday's 20-13 loss to Philadelphia.

Heading into unchartered territory

I'm hopping on a plane this afternoon and heading to Evanston, IL for my college reunion. My husband's college reunion is also coincidentally this weekend, so he's headed off to his reunion tomorrow morning and for the first time neither of us will spend the night with our son - instead he'll be in the capable hands of his grandparents for about 30 hours. My in-laws...

NFL Picks: Week 7

Lions over the Falcons.I'm ticked off with Michael Turner for turning a sure fantasy win into a loss last week. Everything was going fine until he decided to be good again.Jets over the ChargersNY gets some swagger back this week.Bears over the BucsIf this game had been in Tampa, I'd take the Bucs but since they are going to be playing in London I'll say the Bears because...
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